ERIC Number: EJ279672
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-May
Reference Count: 0
Replacing Teacher Talk with Gestures: Nonverbal Communication in the Foreign Language Classroom.
Barnett, Marva A.
Foreign Language Annals, v16 n3 p173-76 May 1983
Discusses the use of gesture and nonverbal communication techniques as a way to (1) involve students in more direct use of the target language, (2) increase teacher control over class atmosphere, (3) provide smoother transition and pace, and (4) provide a closer student-teacher rapport. (EKN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A